01282 778018 /  Burnley


7am to 7pm, 52 weeks a year


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Qualified Staff at Padiwacks Burnley Bees

Take a look at our staff profiles.  Updated May 2019

Baby Room / Two year old area (ground floor)

Stacy H - BA (Hons) Counselling, Diploma Level 4 Child Counselling, SEN trained. safeguarding, positive parentinng, deaf awareness training, food safety.  5 years experience.  Stacy has two children.


Charlotte J - Degree Early Years Level 6 childcare, Safeguarding.  First aid. Charlotte has worked in childcare for 9 years. Charlotte has two children.


Abigail H - level 3 childcare.  First Aid.  Abigail has worked in childcare for 3 years.


kylie T - level 5 childcare, 9 years experience of working in childcare.  first aid and safeguarding.  Two children.


Laura T - Level 3 childcare.  First Aid, Safeguarding.  Laura has 1 child and 3 years experience of working in childcare.


Donna R - Nursery Level 3, First aid, safeguarding.  Donna has 5 children & 1 grandchild.


Chloe G - Childcare Level 2.  Chloe has worked in childcare for 5 years,  She has two children.  First aid, safeguarding.


Natalie M - NVQ Level 2 childcare. Natalie started working in childcare over 11 years ago. She has three children.


Karen B - Karen has been a registered childminder since 2011 and has achieved her own GOOD OFSTED reports.


Hazel A - NVQ Level 5 Childcare.  First Aid, Nominated Safeguarding Officer.  Worked in childcare for 9 years. Experience of working with children that have additional needs.


* Summary of Baby Room / Toddler Staff - Over 50 years collective experience of working in a childcare environment. All staff hold minimum level 2 qualification in childcare. They have twelve of their own children collectively.

We currently work with the following nurseries:  

• Rosewood

• St John's Nursery

• St Leonards Nursery

• Whittlefield  & Ightenhill Nursery

15 hours free childcare and education between 7am to 7pm (Monday to Friday) for all 2, 3 and 4 year olds. To find out more call  01282 778 018

Pre School (first floor)



Deborah M - 17 years experience.  Foundation Degree Early Years.  Degree in Education (BA Hons).  Qualified Primary Teacher (QTS).  5 children, 9 grandchildren.


Julie W - Nursery Examination Board Level 3, First Aid Training (August 2011). 28 years childcare experience.


Jacqueline - Qualified level 3  childcare.  Currently studying BA (Hona) in Children, schools & families.


Gabrielle B - Level 2 childcare, 6 years experience. first aid & safeguarding.  Gabrielle has one child.


Tracey B - Nursery Level 5 childcare, 20+ years experience of working in a childcare environment, first aid, safeguarding, food safety.  2 children, 2 grandchildren.


* Summary of pre-school - Approximately  70 years combined experience of working in childcare

Out of School Club

Natalie S - NVQ Level 3 childcare, First aid (May 2013) and safeguarding. Natalie has worked in childcare for 10 years. Natalie has three children.


Andrea E - Level 3 childcare,  NVQ Level 3 Teaching & Learning, First Aid (June 2011), safeguarding level 1.  Andrea has worked in childcare for 14 years and has two children.


Martine M - Level 3 STLS. 6 years experience of working in childcare and out of school clubs.


Mandy H  - 10 years experience of working with children.  first aid.  Mandy has three children.


Chantal L - Playworker with 2 years childcare experience.  First Aid & safeguarding. Chantal hard one child.


Joanne B - Joanne has worked with children for 13 years.  She has completed safeguarding and first aid training.  She has two children and one grandchild.


Jessica W - 2 years experience of working with children, football coach (under 5's).  Jessica has two children.


*Summary of out of school staff - Over 60 years combined childcare experience.  


Our qualified professional team who work dirrectly with the children have over 180 years combined experience of working in childcare and the average age of staff is 28 years of age.  The above list excludes the Directors & Registered Manager who have a further 30+ years childcare experience.  We don't also include our apprenticeships in the above list but can confirm that they are all currently qualified to level 2 in childcare and are training towards their level 3 qualification.  Padiwacks will cover their training costs and each apprentice is supported by an experienced qualified member of staff.


The drivers, cook, cleaner & administration staff all have current up to date first aid training.   We aim to get all staff suitably trained in first aid training is regulaly reviewed.  


There are currently nine staff continuing their professional development at Padiwacks including degree courses, Level 5 , Level 4 and Level 3 childcare. The development of staff is ongoing and we help staff by providing assistance, covering training costs and paying for their time attending courses throughout their time at Padiwacks. We attend numerous childcare courses every term and share our knowledge throughout our setting.


All staff receive benefits including company bonuses, prizes for worker of the month, staff discount with specific retailers, statutory holidays and pension.  This includes every member of staff at Padiwacks Burnley Bees.  We cover DBS costs and all training costs including first aid and safeguarding.